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VR platform that helps to improve eyesight raised $2.2 million

2017-05-17

A VR platform Vivid Vision, intended to cure different vision problems, has raised $2.2 million.

The financing round was led by Jeff Clavier, founder of SoftTechVC. The funds were invested in the gaming VR platform called Vivid Vision, which can cure heterotopia, amblyopia, and the lack of convergence.

The money will be mainly used to support the project’s clinical version, which is currently used in over 90 healthcare facilities in different countries.

Vivid company was founded in 2014 by James Blaha, who suffers from amblyopia. Despite this fact, he invested in Oculus Rift and started to develop his own project. James Blaha claims that he has managed to greatly improve eyesight.